Born December 25th 1975.
He is the 17th Generation Shihan of the fraction of Sekiguchiryu Battou-Jutsu that concentrates on Battou-Jutsu Rapid drawing methods of the Japanese Sword from its Sheath/Saya.
His Father Yoshitaka Yamada is also Soke of Shin - Shin Ryu.
Shihan Toshiyasu Yamada is a gifted artist, who is highly skilled at working with wood and drawing.
Yamada Sensei devoted his life to the study, preservation and teaching of Sekiguchi Ryu and is a person who possesses considerable knowledge about Japanese traditions, culture and other Japanese -
Koryu and modern martial arts: Ju-Jutsu, Kiko,
Kyusho-Jutsu and full contact Karate.
He knows a lot about medicine and has a true connection with the natural world.
He is one of the few rare Japanese Sword Masters;- who truly and entirely pass on their art and knowledge to non-Japanese people with "honest care and dedication".
Yamada Sensei owns many non-public scrolls teaching about Sekiguchiryu, therefore: he is one of the very few people alive today, who possess a deep insight into this Martial Art system.
His skills are enriched by Kurokawa-Ryu,
He also studies Brazilian Jujutsu once a week, just for fun.
Shihan Yamada Toshiyasu lives in Gifu Prefecture, Japan Sekiguchi Ryu Battou-Jutsu has prospered and been passed on since World War 2.